Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Today's Vintage Ad

6 comments:

  1. As I recall, this was a pretty darn good anthology.

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  2. Yes, I remember it fondly.

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  3. Which story is it describing? I don't recall having ever read it.

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  4. I can't remember. Been way too long.

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  5. Just guessing from title, and limited process of elimination from the stories collected here I have read (not all, to be sure), the Schmitz?

    Contents (view Concise Listing)
    Introduction (Assignment in Tomorrow) • essay by Frederik Pohl
    5,271,009 • (1954) • novelette by Alfred Bester
    Mother • (1953) • novelette by Philip José Farmer
    We Don't Want Any Trouble • (1953) • shortstory by James H. Schmitz
    Mr. Costello, Hero • (1953) • novelette by Theodore Sturgeon
    Hall of Mirrors • (1953) • shortstory by Fredric Brown
    The Big Trip Up Yonder • (1954) • shortstory by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
    Back to Julie • (1954) • shortstory by Richard Wilson
    The Frightened Tree • (1953) • shortstory by Algis Budrys (aka Protective Mimicry)
    A Matter of Form • (1938) • novella by H. L. Gold [as by Horace L. Gold ]
    Helen O'Loy • (1938) • shortstory by Lester del Rey
    The Peddler's Nose • [Quarantine] • (1951) • shortstory by Jack Williamson
    She Who Laughs . . . • (1952) • shortstory by Peter Phillips (1920-) (aka She Who Laughs)
    The Adventurer • (1953) • shortstory by C. M. Kornbluth
    Angels in the Jets • (1952) • shortstory by Jerome Bixby
    Official Record • (1952) • novelette by Fletcher Pratt
    Subterfuge • (1943) • shortstory by Ray Bradbury

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  6. ...though the Brown might be just as likely...

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